Ingram discussed Warren Buffett’s views on index investing vs active management.
Buffet, famously, told his executors to invest 90% of the money he is leaving to his wife in an index.
However, Berkshire Hathaway is very much an active manager. Buffet has even recommended a few fund managers over the years.
Buffett is firm believer in active investing for long term capital growth, but if you need more certainty of income then other methods – such as a combination of equities and bonds - are appropriate.
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The stock market never moves up in a straight line. This is the same whether you buy an index or a share.— Warren Ingram, 702/CapeTalk's resident personal finance expert
About half of your growth will come from reinvesting dividends.— Warren Ingram, 702/CapeTalk's resident personal finance expert
You have to be prepared to take a five to 10 year view.— Warren Ingram, 702/CapeTalk's resident personal finance expert
Preference shares do have a role to play. But only a small one.— Warren Ingram, 702/CapeTalk's resident personal finance expert
You must diversify your portfolio!— Warren Ingram, 702/CapeTalk's resident personal finance expert
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